Jamie Buechler

Top rated Bankruptcy attorney in Denver, Colorado

Buechler Law Office, L.L.C.
Jamie Buechler
Buechler Law Office, L.L.C.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights, Business Litigation view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 1999

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010

Buechler Law Office, L.L.C.

999 18th St
Suite 1230-S
Denver, CO 80202 Phone: 720-381-0045 Email: Jamie Buechler Visit website

Details

Jamie Buechler founded Buechler Law Office, L.L.C., in 2010 to focus on bankruptcy matters, financial restructuring, workouts, and reorganizations, including representing debtors, creditors and trustees.  Prior to opening her own firm, she joined the boutique bankruptcy law firm of Sender & Wasserman, P.C. in 2000 as an associate and became a shareholder in January of 2007. Ms. Buechler focuses her practice on complex bankruptcy law with an emphasis on litigation. She received a B.A. in political science from the University of Colorado in 1993 with distinction and a J.D. from the University of Denver in 1999. She represents a wide variety of clients, including small closely held businesses, individuals with complex debt structures, and fiduciaries who wish to recover assets from Ponzi schemes.

Practice areas

Bankruptcy: Business, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business, Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 1999, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://kjblawoffice.com/our-attorneys/jamie-buechler/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the Denver, Colorado and American Bar Associations as well as the American Bankruptcy Institute
Honors/Awards:
  • 1st Place, 1999 Criminal Mock Trial Competition, University of Denver, College of Law; Honorable Mention, Dufford & Brown Legal Writing Award 1995-96
  • In 2014, Jamie received the Donald E. Cordova Distinguished Service Award by the Honorable Michael E. Romero at the Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference., Donald E. Cordova Distinguished Service Award, Faculty of Federal Advocates, 2014
Educational Background:
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, College of Law, 1999
  • University of Colorado, B.A. in political science and a minor in philosphy., 1993
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Expert Opinion, March 2009 - Gefreh v. Swift, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Case No. 07-CV-02472-WDM-CBS, Standard of Care for Consumer Bankruptcy Representation.   Expert Opinion, October 2007 - In re Moritz, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, Case No. 05-49071-ABC, Standard of Care for Consumer Bankruptcy Representation.  Receiver, 2004-2005 - Gilbreth v. Winter, Case No. 04CV2933, Arapahoe District Court, Colorado, Commercial Real Estate, 2009
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Jamie Buechler and Buechler Law Office, LLC received the Donald E. Cordova Distinguished Service Award by the Honorable Michael E. Romero at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference.  This award is presented to attorneys who take on pro bono matters through the Faculty of Federal Advocates to represent indigent debtors who need a defense attorney in adversary proceedings., 2014
  • Jamie represents pro se debtors in matters affecting their discharge in bankruptcy who qualify for representation with the Faculty of Federal Advocates Bankruptcy Pro Bono Program in Colorado
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Jamie is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification., 2016
  • Jamie Buechler was selected as a Colorado Super Lawyer for the third year in a row.  Jamie is honored that her peers nominated her for this award, as only 5 percent of lawyers in Colorado are selected for this award.   Jamie will continue her debtor-creditor practice representing all kinds of businesses and business owners in work outs, restructurings and bankruptcy., 2022
  • Jamie Buechler was selected again as a Colorado Super Lawyer.  Jamie is honored that her peers once again nominated her for this award, as only 5 percent of lawyers in Colorado are selected for this award.   Jamie will continue her debtor-creditor practice representing all kinds of businesses and business owners in work outs, restructurings and bankruptcy., 2021
  • Jamie Buechler was selected as a Colorado Super Lawyer.  Jamie is honored that her peers nominated her for this award, as only 5 percent of lawyers in Colorado are selected for this award.   Jamie will continue her debtor-creditor practice representing all kinds of businesses and business owners in work outs, restructurings and bankruptcy., 2020
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Jamie was a panelist that discussed the latest issues in bankruptcy law, including recent cases across the country.  Jamie's focus was recent developments under the Safe Harbor rules as well as Third Party Releases., Speaker, Hot Topics in Bankruptcy Law, Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, Bankruptcy, 2019
  • Jamie was a speaker on a panel of experts discussing how law firms can be more inclusive to the LGBTQ community. This includes issues that LGBTQ employees and attorneys face, as well as interaction and representation of LGBTQ persons.  The panel discussed Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct and recent case law, both nationally and in Colorado.  This discussion also included using appropriate language and terminology to more effectively communicate with and about LGBTQ clients., Speaker, Cultivating LGBTQ Inclusive Law Firms, The Center on Colfax & Colorado Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, Lawyers, Partners, And Law Firm Administrators, 2020
  • Jamie was a presenter at a seminar on the fundamentals of commercial bankruptcy cases for bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy lawyers.  Jamie spoke on the situations which cause bankruptcy and when clients should be counseled on their bankruptcy options.  Jamie also discussed the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization, how it works, what it does, the requirements the Plan must meet to be confirmed, including the absolute priority rule, and the best interest of creditors test, as well as voting and its procedures and the cram down requirements.  Jamie also lectured on new Subchapter V type of bankruptcy cases and how the statute eliminated many of the normal Chapter 11 requirements., Speaker, Commercial Bankruptcy Basic, Colorado Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, Bankruptcy, 2020
  • Jamie Buechler gave a presentation on Chapter 7 essentials for bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy lawyers.  This talk included a discussion on the means test for consumer debtors in Chapter 7, the bankruptcy process and procedure, completion of the necessary paperwork to file a bankruptcy case and preparation of the client for the Section 341 meeting of creditors.  Jamie also spoke about the role of debtor's counsel in relation to the Chapter 7 Trustee, the U.S. Trustee, as well as creditors.  Jamie also lectured on the bankruptcy automatic stay, and the consequences for violating the stay, as well as exceptions to the stay., Presenter, Bankruptcy Basics: Chapters 7, 13 and 11 (Subchapter V), Colorado Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, Bankruptcy, 2020
  • Jamie was a panelist on using expert witnesses in all kinds of bankruptcy cases.  The panel discussed issues from selecting and employing the expert, disclosure of their reports, deposition and trial strategies, as well as qualifying the witness at trial under the Federal Rules of Evidence.  The panel also discussed practical tips for handling opposing experts, evaluating their credibility, and filing motions in limine to disputes the admission of the expert and their report., Speaker, Experts in Bankruptcy Proceedings, Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, Bankruptcy Evidence, 2020
  • Jamie presented a talk on bankruptcy law for the Colorado County Treasurer's Assocation.  His event focused on tax lien sales and the impact of the bankruptcy automatic stay.  He also covered how to file a proof of claim.  Jamie explained the various chapters in bankruptcy and what county treasurers should do to protect their lien rights., Speaker, Bankruptcy Law for Colorado Counties, Colorado County Treasurer's Association Fall Seminar, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, 2019
  • Jamie presented a seminar for bankruptcy lawyers at the Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference in Denver, Colorado.  The seminar included tips and advice on avoiding malpractice, compliance with the Bankruptcy laws and rules, as well as proactive steps to take., Speaker, How to Avoid Malpractice from a Bankruptcy Creditor Perspective, Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, Bankruptcy, 2018
  • Jamie presented a seminar on how to litigate consumer bankruptcy cases.  This included steps to object to a debtor's discharge, as well as defending such claims.  Jamie provided more in depth advice for specific types of discharge claims, including fraud claims, mechanic's liens, as well as claims to deny a discharge under 11 U.S.C. Sec. 727(a)., Speaker, Litigation on a Budget for Consumer Bankruptcy Cases, Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, Bankruptcy, 2018
  • Jamie presented a lecture on bankruptcy law for civil litigators in construction cases.  Jamie covered issues such as the automatic stay, claims bar dates, steps to take to protect your client's rights, and issues with mechanic's liens in bankruptcy., Speaker, What Every Civil Litigator Should Know About Bankruptcy, Colorado Construction Defense Lawyers Association, Construction Defect Defense, Bankruptcy, 2016
  • In June of 2012, Jamie spoke at the annual conference of the Colorado Municipal League. She gave a presentation on bankruptcy law focusing on the increasing effect on Colorado's counties, cities and towns.  More developers and real estate projects are filing bankruptcy leaving municipalities uncertain how they can proceed. Jamie gave several case studies on recent bankruptcies and how the governments navigated the treachery waters. , Speaker, Understanding Bankruptcy For Colorado Counties and Municipalities, 90th Annual Colorado Municipal League Conference, Colorado Municipal League, 2012
  • Jamie gave a continuing education lecture on bankruptcy laws for the March 2012 Colorado Construction Defense Lawyers Association.  She covered bankruptcy basics, including what should insurers and their counsel know about a bankruptcy filing and their various options. Jamie also provided an update on recent bankruptcy case law and the impacts on construction claims in a bankruptcy case as well as mechanic's lien trust fund claims and dischargeability.  The lecture was well attended by CDLA members.  , Speaker, Navigating Bankruptcy, Colorado Construction Defense Lawyers Association, Colorado Construction Defense Lawyers Association, 2012
Industry Groups:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Construction
  • Real Estate

Office location for Jamie Buechler

999 18th St
Suite 1230-S
Denver, CO 80202

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010

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